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Campaign 12

Reading the Pictures: Obama -- Rebirth of the Cool

Michael Shaw | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2012-07-16-Screenshot20120716at12.32.46PM.pngWith Obama campaigning like it's October, the photos of Prez in the rain in Virginia on Saturday drew plenty of buzz. For a day, at least, it felt like the return of "yes we can."

Reading the Pictures: Romney's Check(ed) Out Scanner Moment Just Waiting To Happen (Again)

Michael Shaw | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2012-07-13-Screenshot20120713at11.35.06AM.pngMitt Romney's existence in a different America than the other 99%+ is a just a (campaign) disaster waiting to happen.

Reading the Pictures: Mitt's Temperature

Michael Shaw | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2012-05-11-Screenshot20120511at8.56.49AM.jpgFor all the Levis and plain-language answers that supposedly constitute Mitt 2.0, what we continue to see in Romney is someone who is excitable, always right and constantly taking offense.

Reading the Pictures: Stephen Crowley's Extraordinary Photo of Santorum at an African-American Church

Michael Shaw | Posted 04.03.2012 | Media
Michael Shaw

2012-02-02-Screenshot20120202at7.57.56AM.pngHere is a true "emperor's new clothes" moment, not to mention a brilliant example of the photojournalist refusing to play along.

Reading the Pictures: The Symmetry of Bush Perry

Michael Shaw | Posted 10.24.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2011-08-23-Screenshot20110823at11.06.08AM.pngLooking at Bush and Perry, I don't think you get the sense at all they are clones as much as you get the feeling -- that they are both players.

Reading the Pictures: The Obama Bus As Metaphor

Michael Shaw | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2011-08-18-shawpull.pngIf people can't stop talking about the Obama campaign bus, the question is why?